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Investment in Every Last Child
'War on Children' Afghanistan Award winning Photography 

Award winning war photographer Andrew Quilty travelled with Save the Children across Afghanistan last month, capturing the stories of children whose lives have been devastated by the endless...

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Save the Children India gets children to set the agenda for General Elections 2019

India is the world’s largest democracy and in a few weeks, will hold its General Elections. The pace of the 2019 General Elections is already building up with various political parties forming...

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Giving birth as bombs are falling

Illustration: Takayo Akiyama / Save the Children...

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Staying? Or going?  

Illustration: Takayo Akiyama / Save the Children...

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Will it be the end?

Illustration: Takayo Akiyama / Save the Children...

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Mali: Head of State approves free healthcare for all children under 5 and pregnant women

After years of calls from civil society, the Mali government has just announced concrete steps to provide free healthcare for pregnant women and children under five as part of the country’s effort...

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Priyanka – defender of children’s rights

18-year-old Priyanka is in tenth grade in Meherpur, Bangladesh. She can confidently say that after finishing her final exams next year, she will be the first member of her family to go to college....

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Nepal's Children's Act 2075 & what it means for the children of Nepal

To mark the momentous passing of the Children’s Act in Nepal, Save the Children in Nepal’s Child Rights Governance and Child Protection Advisor, Dilli Guragai, shares his views on the Children's...

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First 1,000 Days bill signed into law in the Philippines

On 29 November 2018, the First 1,000 Days bill was signed into law in the Philippines. Now Republic Act 11148, the law will ensure care for pregnant women and their child, from the start of the...

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Let us keep children safe in and around schools

This Universal Children’s Day (20th November), I am reminded of a group of young girls whom I met in a “char” (remote rural area) in Lalmonirhat, Bangladesh several years ago. These girls faced so...

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Bhutan Child Helpline Launched

Coinciding with the international Day of the Girl Child, The National Commission for Women and Children launched the "Child Helpline 1098" with funding from Save the Children member country Hong...

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Government of Mali adopts bill on Universal Health Insurance

On 20 June, the Government of Mali adopted a bill on Universal Health Insurance (RAMU in French). RAMU is a new social protection system in health that aims to provide the Malian population with a...

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